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Monday 25 January 2010
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are relinquishing some of their control over the internet search leader with the sale of 10 million shares worth $5.5 billion (£3.4 billion).
Saturday 16 January 2010
Friday 17 July 2009
Google's internet ad sales grew at its slowest rate ever during the last three months, forcing the online search leader to tighten its belt another notch to propel its second-quarter profit above analyst estimates.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
Who'd have thought that the best way to get the inside track on teenagers' technology habits was to ask an actual teenager? Until this revolutionary piece of noughties market research (more details later) came to light recently, it was assumed that the media consumption and social networking inclinations of teenagers resembled adults': greedy, frantic, gullible and self-aggrandising, overly personal and constant, interminable even.
Thursday 11 June 2009
Google doesn't believe it needs to change its ways despite three separate US government inquiries into whether some of the internet search leader's actions are thwarting competition.
Friday 05 June 2009
"War, hyperinflation, breakdowns in public utility services" – just a few of the accidents of history that, as Randall Stross wisely points out, the all-consuming online data store has never had to face. Google's fair-weather expansion has proceeded at stunning speed since Stanford whizzkids Sergey Brin and Larry Page created it in 1998.
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Sunday 03 May 2009
Sunday 01 February 2009
Thursday 16 October 2008
The Queen was given a glimpse into the world behind the internet search engine Google today when she visited the organisation's offices.
Wednesday 24 September 2008
Wednesday 13 August 2008
Even the mighty Google is not infallible. The internet giant was forced to make a grovelling apology to millions of users of its Gmail email service yesterday, after the system went down for several hours.
Friday 18 July 2008
Has the French resistance begun to crumble? When Google unveiled its Book Search project in late 2004, no country protested louder against this digital battering-ram of "Anglo-Saxon" hegemony than France.
Sunday 23 March 2008
Sunday 30 December 2007
It's not often I envy those with senile dementia, but the news that they could soon be tagged with satellite tracking systems did make me a little green.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
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Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected